1998 Royal Bank Cup

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1998 Royal Bank Cup
Tournament details
DatesMay 2, 1998 – May 10, 1998
Venue(s)Nanaimo, British Columbia
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svgBritish Columbia South Surrey Eagles (1st title)
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svgSaskatchewan Weyburn Red Wings
Tournament statistics
Matches played13
Scoring leader(s)Kris Wilson (South Surrey)
MVPPeter Wishloff (South Surrey)

The 1998 Royal Bank Cup is the 28th Junior "A" 1998 ice hockey National Championship for the Canadian Junior A Hockey League.

The Royal Bank Cup was competed for by the winners of the Doyle Cup, Anavet Cup, Dudley Hewitt Cup, the Fred Page Cup and a host city.

The tournament was hosted by the Nanaimo Clippers and Nanaimo, British Columbia.

The Playoffs[edit]

Round Robin[edit]

Rank Team League Ticket W-L GF GA
1 x-South Surrey Eagles BCHL Doyle Cup 4–0 14 11
2 x-Nanaimo Clippers BCHL Host 3–1 12 8
3 x-Weyburn Red Wings SJHL Anavet Cup 2–2 16 13
4 x-Milton Merchants OPJHL Dudley Hewitt Cup 1–3 11 15
5 Brockville Braves CJHL Fred Page Cup 0–4 11 17

Note: x- denotes teams who have advanced to the semi-final.


Nanaimo Clippers defeat Milton Merchants 6–2
South Surrey Eagles defeat Weyburn Red Wings 6–2 for the Abbott Cup
Nanaimo Clippers defeat Brockville Braves 4–3 in Overtime
Weyburn Red Wings defeat Brockville Braves 5–1
South Surrey Eagles defeat Milton Merchants 3–0
Milton Merchants defeat Brockville Braves 5–2
Weyburn Red Wings defeat Milton Merchants 6–2
South Surrey Eagles defeat Nanaimo Clippers 4–0
South Surrey Eagles defeat Brockville Braves 9–2
Nanaimo Clippers defeat Weyburn Red Wings 5–2

Semi and Finals[edit]

Semi-finals Royal Bank Cup Finals
1 South Surrey Eagles 6
4 Milton Merchants 2
1 South Surrey Eagles 4
3 Weyburn Red Wings 1
2 Nanaimo Clippers 1
3 Weyburn Red Wings 4


Most Valuable Player: Peter Wishloff (South Surrey Eagles)
Top Scorer: Kris Wilson (South Surrey Eagles)
Most Sportsmanlike Player: Kirk Feasey (Weyburn Red Wings)
Top Goalie: Peter Wishloff (South Surrey Eagles)
Top forward: Kris Wilson (South Surrey Eagles)
Top Defenceman: Robin Sochan (Nanaimo Clippers)

Roll of League Champions[edit]

AJHL: St. Albert Saints
BCHL: South Surrey Eagles
CJHL: Brockville Braves
MJHL: Winkler Flyers
MJAHL: Restigouche River Rats
MetJHL: Wexford Raiders
NOJHL: Rayside-Balfour Sabrecats
OPJHL: Milton Merchants
QJAAAHL: Coaticook Frontaliers
RMJHL: Cranbrook Colts
SJHL: Weyburn Red Wings

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